Network Software Engineer - Telecommunications Service Provider

  • £180 - £250PD (Inside IR35)
  • Ipswich - Hybrid
  • Contract
  • 250
  • Contract
  • Telecoms

Are you a Network Software Engineer looking for your next opportunity? Our client is a leading Telecommunications Provider seeking a talented individual to join their team on a 6-month contract.

If you have a passion for networking, experience in routing, switching, and a knack for software development and automation, we want to hear from you!

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 Months (Plan for extension)
  • Rate: £180 - £250PD 
  • Determination: Inside IR35
  • Location: Ipswich/Hybrid

Key Responsibilities:

  • Configure and maintain Cisco ASR, Catalyst, and Nexus routers and switches.
  • Conduct thorough hardware testing to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Implement broadband solutions to support high-speed internet connectivity.
  • Execute network installations and configurations according to project requirements.
  • Generate comprehensive documentation for network designs, configurations, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Utilize automation tools such as Ansible and Python to streamline network management tasks.


  • Strong proficiency in routing and switching technologies, particularly Cisco ASR, Catalyst, and Nexus platforms.
  • Hands-on experience with hardware testing methodologies and tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of broadband technologies and protocols.
  • Proven experience in network installations, configurations, and troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with automation frameworks and scripting languages, such as Ansible and Python.

If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge and work with a dynamic team, apply now! Join our client in shaping the future of networking.  

Rian Horsman Network Consultant

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